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Experience NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet
The beloved family tradition is back: NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! Gather your loved ones for the warm-glow-nostalgia of America’s favorite Christmas celebration. Experience the extraordinary international cast and Ukrainian Principal Artists performing at the peak of classical European Ballet. Be transported by the magic of jaw-dropping acrobatics, larger than life puppets and stunning hand-crafted sets and costumes. Don’t miss this chance to experience the wonder of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet. Get tickets now!
Music Hall at Cleveland Public Auditorium In Cleveland
Welcome to the home of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet in Cleveland: Music Hall at Cleveland Public Auditorium! Located within the Cleveland Convention Center, this facility serves as host to various performing arts shows, from music to dance to stage shows. The facility was constructed in 1922 in the “grand opera” tradition and Italian Renaissance style. In addition to the 3,000-seat Music Hall theater, the complex features a large exhibition space as well as a 10,000-seat auditorium and 600-seat Little Theater.
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Cleveland Partner Ballet Studios: En Pointe Danse and Cuyahoga Falls Dance Center
Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full international professional cast are local Cleveland children.
En Pointe Danse’s goal is to provide students with a strong technical foundation in ballet, and other dance forms, while encouraging a joy for dancing that they will take with them wherever they go. Students at En Pointe Danse should be able to apply the lessons learned in dance, such as discipline, perseverance, creative thinking and a developed sense of physical well-being, to the rest of their lives. The studio also promotes the growth of its students’ self-confidence, self-expression, and their ability to thrive in a performance setting.
Cuyahoga Falls Dance Center strives to foster self-confidence, physical fitness, and artistic expression within its students. Students work hard, accept corrections gracefully, feel beautiful, and challenge themselves to move to music. The studio witnesses its students’ personal growth as they learn to interact with one another with courtesy and respect. Students are encouraged to give back to the community that has supported their endeavors and to become role models of accomplishments and integrity. Above all, the studio is a joyful place where its students smile, laugh, have fun and encourage one another.
“What a magnificent show! We’ve attended several different performances of the nutcracker in the past. This show puts all of them to shame! We plan on making this a regular holiday event for our family! Thank you for such a great holiday experience!!”
“Loved the nutcracker production. Costumes were beautiful and dancers as usual did not disappoint. Great family holiday experience”
“Commitment to the theme of Love and Peace”
“Technically supreme dancing, dazzling... authentically opulent...”
“Technical prowess was…truly “great”...whimsical sets and giant animal stick puppets and colorful costumes… stellar Arabian Variation… breathtaking!”
Cleveland Plain Dealer, 2014